£10.2bn funding black hole for GPs
Funding has drifted away from primary care towards hospitals over the last eight years; with the result that general practice now receives £2.4bn less a year than if funding had kept pace with secondary care, according to the RCGP.
GP Funding at a 9 Year Low
GPs across the Great Britain are struggling to deliver high quality patient care due to a slump in funding that has seen them receive only 8.4% of the total NHS budget.
GP Contract: QOFs Cut by a Third
The BMA and NHS Employers have reached an agreement on the GP Contract for 2014/15 which will a reduction in QOF and every person aged 75 and over will be assigned a named accountable GP, who will ensure that patients receive coordinated care.